Yirara College Baptism and Communion Day
Yirara College Baptism and Communion Day 2002 was celebrated on Sunday 6 November. Sixteen students were baptised in the Yirara College chapel, and 28 celebrated their first communion.
Bush church opens at Ingkwelay
Three years ago, a new bush church was dedicated at the small community of Engawala, 150 kilometres northeast of Alice Springs. Now, on 29 May, another bush church was opened, at a family outstation on Utopia freehold lease Ngkwelay (Ingkwelay), also known as Kurrajong Bore.
Great-Great-Grandma comes to confirmation
Four young ladies confirmed their baptismal promises and confessed their faith in the Triune God at a confirmation celebration at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Hermannsburg on 8 August 2021.
Coober Pedy Lutherans remembered
On 4 May, the historical Lutheran presence in Coober Pedy was commemorated with the unveiling of a plaque on the site of the former Lutheran church hall, which is now part of the TAFE campus. In April 1959, Pastor Fred Traeger arrived in Coober Pedy with his wife Gertrude to serve the spiritual and physical… Read more
Anmatyerr Mini-Bible is dedicated
We have been celebrating the publication of the Anmatyerr Mini-Bible in style!
Kwatja, Kwatja! Kuprilya Day 2020
Water is important and powerful, but why would 16 families gather to have their young babies and children washed clean?
Alyawarr Lutherans mark 70th anniversary
Since 2017, representatives of the Lutheran congregations of the Sandover have been meeting at the main community Ampilatwatja for their annual regional conference. This year they met on the weekend of 12–13 September – later than usual, due to COVID-19.
Areyonga students graduate at Unity College
On Monday 28 October 2019, Unity College in Murray Bridge South Australia presented Year 12 students with a variety of awards and acknowledged their graduation during a valedictory service. Among the graduating class were four students from Areyonga.
Tears of joy at ordination
On Sunday 13 October, nearly 200 people attended the ordination service for Jeffrey Wheeler at Mount Liebig.
Celebrating 10 years of Pastor Marcus’ ministry
On Sunday 26 November, the Hermannsburg congregation celebrated 10 years of faithful ministry from Pastor Marcus Wheeler.